Folden, Howard Duane (1926-1996)

Howard Folden, 70, Newfolden, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 1996, in Northwest Medical Center, Thief River Falls.

Howard Duane Folden was born June 29, 1926, the son of Bergman and Thorbjor (Aslakson) Folden, in Thief River Falls. He attended school in Newfolden. He joined the U.S. Navy in August 1944. In 1946, he attended Bemidji State College. He later worked for his uncle on a farm in Fisher, Minn., for 14 years before returning to Newfolden, where he farmed with his brother, Leslie, until retiring in 1991.

He is survived by brothers, Donovan, Mesa, Ariz., and Leslie and Eugene, both of Newfolden.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother.

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evangelical Free Church, Newfolden.

Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. today in Green Funeral Home, Thief River Falls, and one hour before services in the church.

[Interred Folden cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky